New certification program to secure biometric solutions

As our mobile devices are becoming our personal authenticators to payment and other sensitive applications there is a growing demand for stronger authentication. We are increasingly using biometrics to verify our identity as they are more … Continued

Patrik Lindeberg, COO of Precise Biometrics at Trustech: “Biometrics will replace PIN codes on payment cards”

The challenges and opportunities of biometrics in payments, which is undergoing rapid growth, was the subject of a panel discussion with four leading industry players at Trustech, the large trade show for smart cards, payments and … Continued

Industry webinar: “Growing demand for spoof and liveness across industries”

The adoption of spoof and liveness detection software in mobile biometrics is becoming a priority among payment providers, OEMs and regulators to mitigate fraud via fake fingers, which poses a threat to sensitive applications like mobile payments. … Continued

Protecting your smartphone from fake fingers – New white paper on spoof and liveness detection

In a poll, the industry publication Find Biometrics asked 165 professionals in the biometrics and identity related industries about various topics and trends. The one thing that stood out, was that more than 90 % agreed … Continued

Ground-breaking anti-spoofing capability and next-generation ultrasound sensors created fingerprint buzz at MWC Shanghai

The tag line for Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai was “The Human Element”, addressing what mobile products and services will shape our human behaviour in the future. The event was also an attest to the … Continued

New security suite tackles threat against mobile payments head-on

Today, in the run-up to one of the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, and in front of journalists from tech and business media, we had the pleasure of announcing … Continued

Meeting a growing market for fingerprint technology

The market for mobile devices using fingerprint technology is growing as more and more devices are being equipped with fingerprint technology and consumers increasingly demand biometrics for convenient identity authentication. Increased volumes and competition is driving the … Continued

The challenge of small sensors and secure fingerprint solutions – Interview with Rutger Petersson, R&D Director

“The biggest and perhaps most exciting development for the company is the market trend towards smaller and smaller fingerprint sensors and tougher demands for biometric performance,” says Rutger Petersson, R&D Director at Precise Biometrics. He has … Continued

Liveness detection secures mobile payments

As mobile payments and e-commerce are gaining momentum, so are fraud and spoofing via fake fingerprints. Spoof-mitigation via so called liveness detection is a necessity for the biometrics industry to enable secure and trustworthy mobile payments. … Continued